Syrian women - leading the Arab world (from Restless in Dubai).
Syria's Vice President Najjah Al Attar is the first women in the Arab world to reach such a high position.
The head of the judicial system, the Republic's General Prosecutor is a woman.
In 1979, Syria had the first female minister in the whole region.
14% of the Syrian parliament are women - that's the highest in the region, other Arab states have an average of just 3.4%.
of girls pass the basic education and 51% of the university graduates
are females - equal to the European average, and well above the
Syria has 170 women judges, 250 female assistant judges.